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Sperm whale watching off Kaikoura, New Zealand

Christoph F. Richter

Sperm whale watching off Kaikoura, New Zealand

effects of current activities on surfacing and vocalisation patterns

by Christoph F. Richter

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Published by Dept. of Conservation in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand,
  • Kaikoura Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Sperm whale -- Behavior -- New Zealand -- Kaikoura Region.,
    • Sperm whale -- Effect of human beings on -- New Zealand -- Kaikoura Region.,
    • Whale watching industry -- Environmental aspects -- New Zealand -- Kaikoura Region.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChristoph F. Richter, Stephen M. Dawson and Elisabeth Slooten.
      SeriesScience for conservation,, 219
      ContributionsDawson, Stephen, 1957-, Slooten, Elisabeth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.C435 R53 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination78 p. :
      Number of Pages78
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3754348M
      ISBN 100478224001
      LC Control Number2003447154
      OCLC/WorldCa53076884

      Spend 3 days hanging out in Christchurch and taking a boat out from Kaikoura to see giant sperm whales and acrobatic dolphins. Opens in new tab or window Dismiss close travel advisory. See all activities. Save. Group on a boat watching a whale in the water in Christchurch. Whale Watch Kaikoura is the premiere way to guarantee a whale sighting in the Whale Watching Capital of the World. The tickets for this three and a half hour sea excursion are $ and begin with a 10 minute safety briefing before you board a 10 minute shuttle bus to the on: The Whaleway Station Whaleway Rd Kaikoura New Zealand.


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Sperm whale watching off Kaikoura, New Zealand by Christoph F. Richter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Whale watching impacts 8 Kaikoura sperm whales 10 Current whale watching activities off Kaikoura 12 Objectives of the current study 13 2. Methods 13 Boat-based observations 13 Land-based observations 15 Analysis 16 Definitions 17 3.

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In fact Moby Dick was inspired by a sperm whale who actually swam the Southern Pacific waters in the 19th century.